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  1. Five Skills to Practice Before Your Mayday

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Dec 2013

    fundamentals discussed above may help keep members from getting into trouble, and all will aid in the success of a rescue or self rescue operation should the need arise on the fireground. These skills are basic but perishable if not practiced routinely. Firefighters

  2. Firefighting News: Three Firefighters Hurt in Claremont (NH) Fire in Good Condition

    Online Articles

    Mon, 3 Mar 2014

    off guard and it's an unforgiving thing," Bergeron said. Once they realized this, it was too late and they had to " self - rescue ," he said, running down the basement stairs and out the back door. Read more of the story here http://bit.ly/1fD2iz9

  3. The Firefighter Athlete

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 Nov 2013

    advance a fully-charged handline around a corner and through a ton of debris. Most importantly, you need to be able to self rescue or pull your crew or victims out if they cannot do it themselves. For example, one of my best friends in my department

  4. Keep It All in Perspective, Part 3


    Wed, 20 Feb 2013

    would have been avoided if they had known there was a basement in that warehouse. Seattle firefighters are now given more self - rescue training, and rapid intervention groups were created to get to fallen firefighters more quickly. But the biggest change of

  5. Firefighter Survival: Tactical Safety for Firefighters: Shelter- Breach - Escape

    Online Articles

    Thu, 20 Jun 2013

    problem. What you do, the actions you take--to shelter yourself if possible, to breach if possible--are actions in your self - rescue progression. If fire is entering the room you are in, you can attempt to seal that breach. How do you do that? Is there

  6. Fire Dynamics: Report Cites Factors Leading to Seven Firefighters' Injuries in MD House Fire

    Online Articles

    Wed, 5 Jun 2013

    the temperatures from floor to ceiling in the front room where the firefighters were trapped. One firefighter was able to self - rescue through a front window; firefighters removed the other firefighter through the front door. The fire in the basement burned

  7. Firefighter Survival: On the Line: AAA: Triangle of Incident Survivability

    Online Articles

    Mon, 3 Jun 2013

    survival should include regular review and drills using department policies or guidelines for rapid intervention as well as self - rescue and air management . Other skills that provide increased survivability include practicing size-up profiles, learning new

  8. DEUS Announces CSA Certification

    Online Articles

    Sun, 25 Aug 2013

    Technology, the company’s solutions are designed to support self rescue , assisted rescue and evacuation for people in professional ..... in scenarios including oil rig evacuation, bucket truck self rescue , wind tower emergency egress, fall protection and tower

  9. Texas Mayday: What We Learned

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2012

    be out in the front yard at any moment. He said hearing the Mayday transmission is what made him switch gears and go into self - rescue mode. His rookie school training kicked in. He quickly located a window, one of two side-by-side sash windows. He

  10. The Quick Step Anchor

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 20 Nov 2013

    Speed up ventilation operations to decrease the time spent on the roof. Stop a fall as it happens so the firefighter can self - rescue back to the step and the ladder. After being promoted to captain of training, I spent a lot of time training firefighters